Tag Archives: acrostic

Me

Written for:  Poetic Asides #412 – Write a name tag poem.  The poem could be about a literal name tag (I’ve written one about a pencil before, so why not? But it could also be a poem that includes your … Continue reading

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Pumpkins

Written for:  Poems of Garden Gnomes – Form Friday – Acrostic Poetry An ACROSTIC is a poem (or other form of writing) in which the first letter of each line (or paragraph, or other recurring feature in the text) spells … Continue reading

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Ball Game in Coney Island

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Meeting The Bar:  The Acrostic  (posted by Frank) To write an acrostic poem, take a word or phrase and use each letter as the first letter of each line in the poem. One should … Continue reading

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Their Fiftieth

Written for:  Poetic Asides April 2017 Challenge  Day 19 Write a memory poem. Mom, I am thinking about Eating dinner with family gathered, Dad Making a toast On your fiftieth wedding anniversary, Recalling his words, You are the gem in … Continue reading

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Unraveling

Written for:  Poetic Asides November 2016 Chapbook Challenge – Day 27 Write a falling apart poem. Falling Apart Losing Limberness Illnesses Not General All Peculiar And Resist Treatment

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Tragedy

Written for:  Poetic Asides November Chapbook Challenge – Day 10 For today’s prompt, write a tragic poem. Two courses of action here: Write a poem that is heavy, or write a poem that is light. Or write a poem that … Continue reading

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Funny/Serious Acrostic

Written for:  Poetic Asides April 2016 Challenge – Day 12 Two-For-Tuesday – Write a serious and/or funny poem. F laky Freddy fell U p a circular staircase. N o one noticed at first N ext door neighbors blamed the new-fangled newel post. Y etta the … Continue reading

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On Top of a Hill

Written for:  Poetic Asides November 2015 Challenge – Day 16 Write a haunted poem. H er vision is drawn to the widening A mber eyes of her tabby. U nsual sounds of low lamentations in the air N ear the … Continue reading

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